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Good thing is you need not be great in mathematics guesstimafion know all this. Aug 09, Curtis marked it as to-read Shelves: Materials in Nuclear Energy Applications.

I recommend the book People who want to learn the logical thinking and People who want to think quantitative things. Canids of the World. The Power of Forgetting.

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Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Sep 07, Bashnev rated it liked it Shelves: It is a book of big numbers; you understand logarithms inadvertently by its end. Apr 20, Ashwini Pandey is currently reading it. Item s unavailable for purchase.

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Find it at other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview. The book itself is a quick, easy read with lots of examples and hints.

I flipped through, there weren’t any problems I actually wanted to know the solutions to, so I didn’t stick around to find out the method. Alberto Trombetta rated it really liked it Feb 14, Thermal 20 of Matter. It also includes appendixes containing useful formulas and more. Le domande sembrano assurde, spaziando da “quanti accordatori di pianoforte ci sono a Roma? It is amazing as to how much one can estimate with very minimal knowledge.

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Guesstimation: Solving the World’s Problems on the Back of a Cocktail Napkin by Lawrence Weinstein

We appreciate your feedback. Sometimes silly questions, but there is always the underlying point that we are a lot of people and our small actions add up hugely.

Guesstimation is a book that unlocks the power of approximation–it’s popular mathematics rounded to the nearest power of ten!

Beyond the Solar System. Also great for interview questions.


Guesstimation: Solving the World’s Problems on the Back of a Cocktail Napkin

Gursstimation is actually really boring. Jan 04, Teo rated it liked it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It includes a handy appendix summarizing the few formulas and basic science concepts needed, and its small size and French-fold design make it conveniently portable.

Though the book starts very well, it grows repetitive quite fast.

Feb 16, Nicha rated it liked it. Buesstimation Demand and Climate Change. How many diapers in a day in China? You’ve successfully reported this review. This is a really short book, but each section left me thinking for hours afterward, trying to figure out distances and volumes, wanting to measure items and calculate things. Handy technique for quickly estimating using the mean of exponents. It presents guesstimated problem solving to really obscure and stupid questions and then solves them.

Books by Lawrence Weinstein. Jan 05, Luke rated it really liked it. The introductory part of this book contains a good overview on Fermi estimation, and particularly why and how to use Approximate Geometric Means.